Mediation Center core team members will work with your organization to tailor training programs for your needs; each bring examples and insights from more than twenty-five years of professional experience.

Events and Registration

Mediation Center training can be tailored for organizations or groups. Please call Aimee Gourlay 612-237-6505 for more information.

Event Phone: 612-237-6505

*Cancelled* with Karen Irvin, PhD, LMFT and Jennifer Joseph, JD April 16, 17,18, 23, 24 & 25, 2020 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Early Registration: $1,595.00 Registration: $1,695.00 Location: Mediation Center Classroom – Suite 180 7400 Lyndale Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55423 39 standard, 2 ethics & 2 bias CLEs/ 43 Rule 114 CE credits (more…)

  • Custody Evaluation Training
    April 16, 2020 - April 25, 2020
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Custody Evaluation Training - Interest List $0.00 (USD)   Expired

Event Phone: 612-237-6505

Family mediation gives people who are separated or divorcing a creative alternative to the family courts for making decisions. Mediation is a cooperative and constructive way to resolve differences and plan for the future. Minnesota District Court requires that alternatives to court be considered early in the dissolution process. Certified family mediation skills training with expert trainer and experienced practitioner Karen Irvin, PhD, LMFT, provides the opportunity to become a qualified family facilitative neutral under the General Rules of Practice for the District Courts Rule 114.

  • 40-Hour Family Mediation Training
    April 30, 2020 - May 16, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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40-Hour Family Mediation Training - Interest List $0.00 (USD)  

Event Phone: 612-237-6505

Hone your communication, leadership and conflict resolution skills in our interactive and experiential introduction to the process of mediation. Join us for 30-Hour Civil Mediation Training at Mediation Center, with Aimee Gourlay, JD, and Susan Mainzer, JD, March 4-7, 2020. This course satisfies the training requirements to join the MN Statewide Civil Facilitative Neutrals Roster.

  • 30-Hour Civil Mediation Training
    June 3, 2020 - June 6, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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30-Hour Civil Mediation Training - Interest List $0.00 (USD)  

Event Phone: 612-237-6505

Parenting Time Expeditors and Parenting Consultants (called “Parenting Coordinators” in other states) are used in cases where parents have a lot of conflict about parenting arrangements to reduce the harm that on-going conflict causes to the children. Karen Irvin, PhD, LMFT, and Andrea Niemi, JD, experienced family ADR practitioners, will walk training participants through the steps necessary to become a Parenting Time Expeditor and Parenting Consultant for families in conflict. Gain clarification and understanding of the Parenting Time Expeditor and Parenting Consultant family neutral roles.

  • Parenting Time Expediting/Parenting Consulting
    November 17, 2020 - November 20, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Parenting Time Expediting/Parenting Consulting Training - Interest List $0.00 (USD)